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Poster: charlie,cosmically Date: Nov 17, 2009 4:34pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: attention everyone

Pleased to meet you. I chose the handle only because Mr. Charlie and Cosmic Charlie were already taken. Most of my friends through the years have taken to call me Mr. Charles (to my shagrin) so a variation of Mr. Charlie would be more representative of how I'm known. I selected the latter because of my utter dislike of being called Mister anything and I always thought the song had a sweet little melody. As for live versions of the tune, I would suggest checking out
http://www.archive.org/details/gd1969-01-25.sbd.kaplan.2245.sbeok.shnf
Which is more representative of what was done on AoxomoxoA
or http://www.archive.org/details/gd68-10-08.sbd.belaff.17691.sbeok.shnf . The second selection is the first live version (during one of the Hartbeat shows) and you can hear what Jer was really going after. As for the attempts to resurrect the tune in 76, you can just leave those where they are.

This post was modified by charlie,cosmically on 2009-11-18 00:34:03

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Poster: cosmic charlie dupree Date: Nov 18, 2009 9:09am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: attention everyone

Thanks for the 2 version recs... I like the Hartbeats version with the extra guitar distortion; Jerry really "owns it" on that one.